Cheshire’s Stevens is D1 Bound

Jairus Stevens 2017

Posted Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Cheshire Academy post-graduate wing Jairus Stevens committed to, and signed with, IPFW late last week. Stevens led Cheshire in scoring this year at 19.8 points per game while also averaging 6.3 rebounds and shooting over 50% from the field and 35% from behind the three-point arc. An Indiana native, Stevens is the son of former Iowa State star and NBA player, Barry Stevens, and is now returning back closer to his home.   "I'm extremely excited to have Indiana native… READ MORE >

Week 1’s Recruiting Updates

Week 1’s Recruiting Updates

Posted Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The second weekend of the live period is up and running, which means the new recruiting updates have already begun, but it's also time to take one collective look back on all the new offers to roll in from the first weekend of the month.  A disclaimer first, these offers are only as credible as the source that's claiming them, and even when offers are legitimate, they certainly aren't always created equal. Click here to read an ESPN feature on… READ MORE >

Yags’ Point Forward - EYBL I Recap

Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017

There’s something to be said about knowing what you do and doing what you know. Leo Papile has a group of young men who stuck to that script over the weekend in Hampton, VA and experienced a ton of success as a result. The BABC set the tone immediately in their EYBL season opener, hitting Team United (NC) with a trapping press right from the jump. Not only did it create a few easy buckets but it also took any… READ MORE >

Adidas Gauntlet I - New England Recap

Adidas Gauntlet I - New England Recap

Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

The New England Playaz and Mass Rivals headed down to Dallas for the opening session of the Adidas Uprising Gauntlet and each finished with a record of 4-0. With their 4-0 records, point differential, and points against, the two New England programs emerged from the weekend ranked as the number 1 and 2 teams respectively and put themselves in great position to qualify for the Gauntlet Finale in July in South Carolina. Both Playaz and Rivals faced the challenge of… READ MORE >

UAA Session 1 - New England Recap

UAA Session 1 - New England Recap

Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Session I of the Under Armour Association came to New York City this weekend, the closest any of the three sneaker circuits will come to New England this season, and the local products more than held their own. CBC, the only New England team in the UAA, finished 2-2 despite facing a challenging schedule and playing without five-star big man Chol Marial, who remains out with injury. They opened with a dominant 58-35 Friday night win over Canada Elite behind… READ MORE >

Spring Jam Fest - New England Recap

Spring Jam Fest - New England Recap

Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Several of New England's top programs were in Manheim, Pennsylvania last weekend for the Hoop Group's Spring Jam Fest. The Middlesex Magic and Metro Boston both made runs to the tournament's semi-finals, while D.C. Blue Devils advanced to the quarterfinals. While his Metro Boston team may not have won the tournament, Nick Timberlake certainly “won” the weekend. Hidden behind players such as Nelson Broachie-Yiadom and Kendrick Gray it may be easy to overlook the 6-foot-3 guard but from the moment… READ MORE >

Putnam’s Ondigo is Big 12 Bound

Malik Ondigo 2017

Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Putnam Science Academy post-graduate big man Malik Ondigo brought his recruitment to an end on Monday when he announced his commitment to Texas Tech via his twitter account. I am excited to say that I will be attending Texas Tech University����#GunsUp pic.twitter.com/6nC64dpCFh — Scooby�� (@Malik6ft10) April 25, 2017 Ondigo came to New England from Arizona and didn't initially make much of an impact, but grew exponentially throughout the course of the year and ended up with his choice of several… READ MORE >

New England Shines During First Live Period

New England Shines During First Live Period

Posted Monday, April 24th, 2017

The first of two live weekends during the month of April is now in the books and once again New England has collectively shined. All five of the region's sneaker sponsored teams - BABC, CBC, Expressions, Mass Rivals, and New England Playaz - went at least .500 in their respective leagues and finished the weekend with a combined record of 18-4. Both the Playaz and the Rivals finished a perfect 4-0, and sit atop pools Porzingis and Lowry respectively, in… READ MORE >

Commitment Catch-Up

Commitment Catch-Up

Posted Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

While the class of 2018 and beyond are busy this weekend with the opening of the live period, commitments continue to come at a rapid rate in the class of 2017. Here’s a rundown of what we’ve seen in the last week alone: Worcester Academy senior guard Jack Zimmerman is headed to the NESCAC where he’ll star at Connecticut College. The New Hampshire native has improved exponentially over the last year and generated some Ivy League interest over the summer.… READ MORE >

Brewster’s Allen Picks Nebraska

Thomas Allen 2017

Posted Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Brewster Academy senior guard Thomas Allen committed to Nebraska on Friday afternoon. Allen is originally from North Carolina and he signed with N.C. State during November's early signing period but requested a release following Mark Gottfreid's firing as the program's head earlier this spring. He received attention from numerous high-major schools in recent weeks, including programs from the very highest level, but announced his commitment for Nebraska via his twitter account on Friday. #Committed✅ pic.twitter.com/VwXk4aWLB5 — Thomas Allen (@TGABFY) April… READ MORE >

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